Short Book

Coping With Death & Destruction by Arrison Kirby (Book Review #150)

This review was kindly requested by Arrison Kirby.  Coping with death and destruction is a collection of fictional stories written with the intent to make you smile, cry, and ponder as you read. This twelve-chapter book, blends in with the deaths that occurred in 2016 losing people like David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Prince, Carries Fisher and more. The stories are written to bring out the sense of endlessness and to provide comfort. Each story is a standalone short segment of what surpasses to []

The Curious Case of William Alexander Redwood by Mark Benjamin (Book Review #137)

This review was kindly requested by Mark Benjamin This is a short horror story revealing events in the life of William Alexander Redwood, and his efforts to find out what was in his Grandpa’s secret room. The tale begins as William wakes up under a rough hood and is tied to a chair. He doesn’t remember how he got there or why he is there. As he awakens, his body and mind begin to function again. He realizes that he is not []

A Jarful of moonlight by Nazanin Mirghasemi (Book Review #127)

This review was kindly requested by the author & UnderratedReads. A Jarful of Moonlight is a collection of inspirational poems about love, hope, pain, grief, self-discovery and empowerment. The love poems are written with many exemplars, and it is like a story. They are divided into three sections, and each section describes the story as an incident with a continuing flow of relativity to this raw emotion, love. The love declared is one way, though. The other half is in love with []

Raquel Says by Mois Benarroch (Book Review #131)

[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of “Raquel Says (Something Entirely Unexpected)” by Mois Benarroch] Raquel Says is a novella in the contemporary style of writing. Bearing in mind that this book is a translated version of the original tale; I was skeptical towards how well the authenticity of the work would withstand the transformation. Mois lives a parallel life to Raquel. Each chapter appears to be some kind of a reflection towards life, thoughts, and the connection between Mois and Raquel. []